The Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self

By | LinkedIn Influencer

We’ve seen a lot of young entrepreneurs on Shark Tank — millennials, teenagers, even kids ! I love it. One of my passions is to encourage other young people to pursue entrepreneurship. It’s a long and difficult path, but can be so rewarding !  I’m often asked – if you could go back and do it all over again, what do you wish someone told you? I like to sit down and put my advice in writing – so for those who are just starting their career, or starting a new business, here is what I wish I knew back…

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Create Your Success: Radiate

By | Create Your Success
After years of being on Shark Tank, I’ve seen many different types of people come through the tank. As a Shark, we’re not just investing in the business – we’re investing in the entrepreneur. We look for their passion, knowledge, preparation, and charisma. In light of my newest book, You Don’t Have to Be a Shark I sat down to interview some of my favourite entrepreneurs. They each have their own unique stories of sacrifice, failure, and accomplishment. What advice do they have for a new generation of people chasing their dreams? Read through our conversation below and get inspired to #CreateYourSuccess. My first impression...
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Mediaplanet: How to Protect Against Today’s Feeding Frenzy of Cyber Attackers

By | In the News

With a keen ability to interpret industry trends and understand enterprise security demands, Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO of Herjavec Group and Investor on ABC’s Shark Tank, shares his expertise on how Canadian enterprises can secure their organizational data in today’s changing digital environment. Mediaplanet: What kind of changes have you seen in Canadian organizations and their outlook on data security in the past year? Robert Herjavec: Canadian organizations are maturing when it comes to data security requirements. There’s a clear understanding of the threat landscape and the need to balance multiple layers of technology along with processes and people for…

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CNBC: Information is ‘the modern-day weapon’ and we’re constantly under attack: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec

By | In the News

Information is ‘the modern-day weapon’: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec from CNBC. Robert Herjavec, a cybersecurity expert and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” told CNBC on Tuesday that people need to wake up when it comes to protecting their data. “I don’t think people take information as critically as they should today. It is the modern-day weapon,” Herjavec said in an interview with “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer. “We are living in a cold war right now and we’re under attack. We’re under attack every single day.” The investor’s comments came in response to a scandal involving Facebook in which a firm creating…

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Top 5 Questions C-Suite Executives are Asking About Cybersecurity

By | Cybersecurity CEO

Cyber intrusions and damages can be reduced by cyber resilient organizations -Robert Herjavec I spend a lot of my time meeting with boards and our C-level customers. Many ask me the same questions so I’ve decided to share the answers to the 5 most popular questions I’m asked about Cybersecurity in the latest edition of the Cyber CEO. What’s the likelihood that my organization will be the victim of a cybercrime? 100%. To be clear – this doesn’t mean an epic hack making its way into the news. It could mean a cyber intruder with access to your systems, dwelling…

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Forbes: A Millennial’s Guide From Shark Tank & Herjavec Group’s Robert Herjavec (Part 2)

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Part 2 of the two-part interview with cyber-security expert, Robert Herjavec, dives into what industry leaders like the execs at Herjavec Group suggest for millennials looking to step into the industry. Rossow: Do you have a data policy in place as you bring in new executives and millennials? Herjavec: Absolutely. We have to practice what we preach. We offer cybersecurity awareness training to all employees, but we also test ourselves—we run phishing tests, pen tests, [and whatever else is necessary] to ensure we have the right balance of technology and process in place. Smart Technology Rossow: How do you feel concerning the use of “smart…

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Forbes: Cyber ‘Shark’, Robert Herjavec, Advocates Maintaining ‘Cyber-Hygiene’ For Businesses (Part 1)

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

I had the opportunity to interview Robert Herjavec in an exclusive, two-part series, on what his thoughts were on the current state of the cybersecurity industry today. Part 1 of this interview talks about the state of the cybersecurity industry. Andrew Rossow: If you had to describe the current state of the cyber-security industry today, how would you describe it? Robert Herjavec: ACTIVE. We’re in a very challenging time where warfare is being fought in cyberspace and the threats aren’t going to slow down anytime soon. It’s a great industry to be a part of, but at the same time, the diligence…

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Blockchain Technology Is Here To Stay

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Secure digital ledgers are the center of the financial universe Los Angeles, Calif. –Feb. 15, 2018 It’s time to clear up the confusion and spur more conversation at the C-Suite level about Bitcoin and Blockchain. Bitcoin (the cryptocurrency), and blockchain (the secure ledger technology), are vastly different entities that are far too intermingled by the media that report on them. Think of blockchain as a secure digital ledger that keeps track of every single transaction of any particular asset (ex: Bitcoin) – like links on a chain. Any time a new transaction is made, another chain link is added. The…

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Inquisitr: Robert Herjavec Of ‘Shark Tank’ Won’t Get Behind Cryptocurrency Right Now — Because He’s One Of The Good Guys

By | In the News

The cybersecurity entrepreneur is most concerned about cryptocurrency’s history of funding hackers. Given the meteoric rise — and fall — of Bitcoin over the past year or so, almost every Shark Tank investor has been asked how they feel about cryptocurrency. While it’s tougher to find comments by Barbara Corcoran or Lori Greiner on the issue, the other four sharks have had their say, and their opinions vary widely, much like the financial and tech world at large. CNBC reported last month that Mark Cuban said his NBA team, the Dallas Mavericks, planned to start accepting crypto payments. As an investment, Cuban recommended…

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Money: ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Robert Herjavec Has a Bold Prediction for the Future of Cryptocurrency

By | In the News

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have had a rough start to 2018—but they’re not disappearing anytime soon, says Shark Tank investor and cybersecurity expert Robert Herjavec. “To me, it’s the wave of the future,” he told MONEY recently. “Fast forward 25 years from now, there will be some form of a cryptocurrency that we will pay for electronically, and the concept of cash will go away one day.” Herjavec credits blockchain technology—the driving force behind cryptocurrency—as a game-changer that will revolutionize the way businesses verify transactions. (Simply put, blockchain uses multiple servers to verify a transaction, making it much more secure than transactions using…

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